exemplary damages


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Related to exemplary damages: general damages, actual damages, nominal damages, punitive action, Special damages
  • noun

Synonyms for exemplary damages

(law) compensation in excess of actual damages (a form of punishment awarded in cases of malicious or willful misconduct)

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In the damages hearing, exemplary damages was something I was pushing for as that was the only way Cleveland Police could be truly punished, as that was the only part of the damages that they had to pay.
Mr Mosley, president of the FIA (Federation Internationale de l'Automobile) says that his life was devastated by the expose of what the newspaper called a "sick Nazi orgy with five hookers" and is asking for an unprecedented award of punitive exemplary damages.
The court, after reviewing the legislative history involved, concluded that claims for exemplary damages based on elder abuse were not subject the requirements in question However, the court noted that the law specifically provides: "No claim for punitive or exemplary damages against a religious corporation or religious corporation sole {sic} shall be included in a complaint or other pleading unless the court enters an order allowing an amended pleading that includes a claim for punitive or exemplary damages to be filed.
Since the Washington Supreme Court observed no distinction between treble damages and exemplary damages in 1981, it is difficult to distinguish IFCA's penalties from punitive damages.
The lawsuit filed July 20 in Antelope Valley Superior Court is seeking punitive and exemplary damages for defamation and infliction of emotional distress.
The landlord was ordered to pay pounds 25,000 exemplary damages as a result.
14) However, the question of exemplary damages was dealt with by Mackay J.
The court also ordered each of the Apoles to pay Hashiba 75,000 pesos in moral and exemplary damages for the abduction and 153,000 pesos for robbery.
The company is seeking $1bn for IBM's alleged breach of agreement, $1bn for alleged breach of a Unix contract signed by Sequent, and $1bn for alleged unfair competition, as well as unspecified damages for misappropriation of trade secrets, punitive and exemplary damages and costs.
Those who are given an award are also eligible to apply for a 20 per cent extra payment from a "reparation fund" in lieu of the Tribunal assessing and awarding aggravated and exemplary damages.
While any malpractice lawsuit can be frightening, a claim that alleges your conduct was malicious and that seeks additional punitive or exemplary damages may magnify your anxiety.
In its amended filing, SCO is now seeking $1bn for IBM's alleged breach of a software agreement, $1bn for alleged breach of a Unix contract signed by Sequent, and $1bn for alleged unfair competition, as well as unspecified damages for misappropriation of trade secrets, punitive and exemplary damages and costs.
Entity D&O covers newly created or acquired subsidiaries, punitive or exemplary damages where covered by law, and includes no hammer clause and severability of all exclusions.
It also caps the damages for cases tried in federal court at $5 million and bans punitive and exemplary damages at the federal level.
The standards require that "all remedies that would be otherwise available in court - including, as applicable, attorneys' fees and exemplary damages - remain available in the arbitration.